• Proper framing of virtually any kind of original art, limited edition prints, posters, certificates, diplomas, documents, photographs, jerseys, christening dresses, memorabilia shadowboxes, medals, needle art, etc.
  • The most advanced techniques in matting – including multiple mats, fillets, circle and oval cuts, offset corners, arches, collages, and V-grooves.
  • Complementary estimates and design consultation. Come to our shop or fill out our contact form to receive an estimate and design consultation.
  • Private Consultations –  El Mirador’s owner, Maria Port, is always happy to visit your home or business to provide expert design coordination that fits your décor.
  • Corporate Accounts – We are trusted by some of Albuquerque’s largest and most discerning companies to handle volume orders in a timely manner and at a competitive price.


A method of adhering an item onto a firm support by means of heat-activated or pressure-sensitive adhesive.  This helps flatten and remove lines and wrinkles.

A process in which canvas or textiles are stapled to a stretcher frame, resulting in a tight mount suitable for framing. Gallery wraps are also available, requiring no outer frame.

Shadowbox Design
This frame is made with a deep moulding to accommodate jerseys, memorabilia, and three-dimensional objects.

Frame and matt samples
Building a picture frame